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In 1997, Plaintiff purchased an automobile insurance policy from client Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. At that time, plaintiff made the decision not to purchase underinsurance coverage. Subsequent to purchasing the policy, plaintiff was involved in an auto accident. After settling with the tortfeasor, plaintiff sought underinsured benefits from Liberty pursuant to Iowa Code section 516A.1, […]